Find us at

South London Coroner’s Service,  2nd Floor,  Davis House,          Robert Street,  Croydon  CR0 1QQ

We cover the London Boroughs of Croydon, Sutton, Bromley and Bexley.

All correspondence for the South London Coroner’s Court should be addressed to the above.  Both the court and office are at the above address.

Main switchboard: 020 8313 1883
E-mail us on: admin.coroner@croydon.gov.uk

Click here for : A Guide to Coroner Services for Bereaved People

Our telephone lines are open weekdays 9am to 12 noon. If you are ringing after 12 noon we will re-open at 9am the next working weekday.

GP, Hospital & Registrar referrals are to be made via our portal at www.southlondoncoroner.org using the death referral tab on the above toolbar.

If you are a funeral director requesting cremation papers please continue to email your request with the relevant details to admin.coroner@croydon.gov.uk and we will email the documents to you when available for release. 

If you a Police officer calling to refer a new case outside of office hours, please contact the out of hours service – for Bromley and Bexley ring  01689 86 3000 (choose option 4) or for Croydon and Sutton please ring 020 8401 3000 and ask for the on call officer to be contacted.

If you are a professional enquiring about a referral that has been submitted to us via the portal please email LondonSouthCoroner@croydon.gov.uk

GENERAL NOTICE – DAVIS HOUSE COURT

South London Coroner’s court is Open.  That means family members, Interested Persons, lawyers, witnesses, journalists and members of the public are all are welcome to attend.  However, during this pandemic social distancing is in place and must be followed, together with the wearing of a mask.  Due to social distancing in place, seats in court are more limited than normal.

Family members, persons with Interested Person status, witnesses, lawyers representing Interested Persons and member of the Press may attend the hearings remotely.  It is helpful for the court to be put on notice at least 24 hours before the hearing date and time, that someone is asking to attend remotely.

At the hearing no person attending remotely may further disclose documents issued by the court, nor exhibits shown in the hearing, nor make a photograph, video or audio recording of the hearing.  Failure to follow this direction may risk being in contempt of court.

If in doubt, please contact the court for a ruling.

HM Senior Coroner S Ormond-Walshe

1st March 2021

The Coroner's Court is located at 

South London Coroner's Service, Davis House,
Robert Street, Croydon

The location of the Coroner's court is easily accessible in central Croydon, close to East Croydon Rail and Tramlink Stations and to a bus station.  The court is approximately a 10 minute walk from East Croydon train station.  Detailed further directions if required are available on application to the South London Coroner’s Office. Public car parking is available in Wandle Road car park but not in the court complex itself.

 

 

 

 

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FORTHCOMING INQUESTS

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Date of Birth Forename Surname Gender Date of Inquest
01.04.1930 Peter YOUNG Male 19.10.21 @ 12 noon
03.04.1926 Marion HARMAN Female 20.10.21 @ 10am
05.01.1964 Kathleen EDWARDS Female 20.10.21 @ 2pm
08.01.1941 Carmen HENNESSY Female 21.10.21 @ 10am
08.01.1941 Carmen HENNESSY Female 22.10.21 @ 10am
29.12.1936 John BURROUGH Male 25.10.21 @ 10am
11.01.1995 Billy GILES Male 25.10.21 @ 3pm
22.10.1950 Mark DUFFIELD Male 26.10.21 @ 10am
26.07.1962 Jacqueline ILES Female 27.10.21 @ 10am
21.07.1962 Dal Parsad GURUNG Male 27.10.21 @ 1.30pm
22.10.1950 Mark DUFFIELD Male 28.10.21 @ 10am
22.10.1950 Mark DUFFIELD Male 29.10.21 @ 10am
19.12.1982 Lukasz MAJ Male 29.10.21 @ 3pm

Information on attending an inquest »

DISABILITY, TRANSLATION, INTERPRETATION AND OTHER SPECIAL NEEDS

Those who wish to attend court and who have any special requirements (including, for example, a need for translation or interpretation services or help with reading) are requested to contact the office dealing with the inquest well in advance.  Wheelchair access is available, but please advise us ahead of your visit so that all necessary arrangements can be made.  The courts have toilets, waiting rooms, telephones, and facilities for people with disabilities.  It is appreciated if prior warning can be given by those requiring any specific facilities.